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College of Lake County Data & Information Overview

Get the facts about College of Lake County. Learn how it ranks, what majors it offers, how diverse it is, and much more. Want to know more about a specific stat? Just click on its tile, and you'll go to a page that goes more in-depth on that subject. You can also use the links below to go directly to any section on this page.

How Well Is College of Lake County Ranked?

2021 Rankings

College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.

College of Lake County was awarded 8 badges in the 2021 rankings.

Overall Quality

College of Lake County was not ranked in College Factual's 2021 Best Overall Colleges report. This could be for a number of reasons, including lack of data.

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Is It Hard to Get Into College of Lake County?

Acceptance Rate

If you are worried about getting into College of Lake County, don't be. The school has a liberal open admissions policy, which means you only need to meet basic requirements in order to be admitted. Still, be sure to submit a complete application and provide any other requested materials.

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College of Lake County Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

With a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1, College of Lake County is about average in this regard as the nationwide rate is 15 to 1. While this does not translate directly to class size, it's a good indicator of how much time professors will have to spend with their students on a one-on-one basis.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

The full-time faculty percentage at College of Lake County is 24%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  24 out of 100
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Retention and Graduation Rates at College of Lake County

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate tells us what percentage of first-year, full-time students choose to continue on to their sophomore year at a particular school. The rate at College of Lake County is 70%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  70 out of 100
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Average Overall Diversity at College of Lake County

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 14,193 undergraduates at College of Lake County with 4,164 being full-time and 10,029 being part-time.

College of Lake County Diversity Score

College Factual computes an overall diversity score for each college and university that takes gender, ethnicity, geographic location, and age into account. Schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest, and those that cater to just one or two student groups are ranked the lowest.

College of Lake County scored 58.95 out of 100 for overall diversity. This is about average when compared to other colleges and universities in the United States.

Overall Diversity Score  58.95 out of 100
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How Much Does College of Lake County Cost?

The overall average net price of College of Lake County is $4,928. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for College of Lake County

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$3,552 $4,258 $6,433 $8,178 $8,895

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of College of Lake County, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At College of Lake County, approximately 7% of students took out student loans averaging $4,488 a year. That adds up to $17,952 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at College of Lake County is 10.5%. This is about the same as the national default rate of 10.1%.

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How Much Money Do College of Lake County Graduates Make?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from College of Lake County with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $33,800 in their early years. This is about 15% less that the average pay for college graduates overall. However, graduates with your major may make more.

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Location of College of Lake County

College of Lake County is a public institution situated in Grayslake, Illinois. College of Lake County is located in a safe and convenient suburb.

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Location of College of Lake County

Contact details for College of Lake County are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 19351 W Washington St., Grayslake, IL 60030-1198
Phone: 847-543-2000
Website: WWW.CLCILLINOIS.EDU

College of Lake County Majors

Learn more about the majors offered at College of Lake County along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at College of Lake County

Online learning options are becoming more and more popular at American colleges and universities. Online classes are great for students who have busy schedules or for those who just want to study on their own time.

In 2017-2018, 3,110 students took at least one online class at College of Lake County. This is a decrease from the 3,136 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 3,110 1,151
2016-2017 3,136 1,139
2015-2016 2,943 1,155
2014-2015 2,651 1,031
2013-2014 2,628 994

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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